HyperDic: whirlwind

English > 1 sense of the word whirlwind:
NOUNphenomenonwhirlwinda more or less vertical column of air whirling around itself as it moves over the surface of the Earth
whirlwind > pronunciation
Soundshhwer'lwih.nd; wer'lwih.nd
Rhymeschagrined ... woodwind: 17 rhymes with ihnd...
English > whirlwind: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA more or less vertical column of air whirling around itself as it moves over the surface of the Earth.
Narrowerdust devilA miniature whirlwind strong enough to whip dust and leaves and litter into the air
BroaderwindstormA storm consisting of violent winds
Spanishremolino, torbellino
Catalanmànega, remolí de vent, remolí, terbolí

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